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Slicing and Dicing Survey Results with Demographics

By Gerry Riskin

In the course of our work with law firms, we have occasion to do many kinds of surveys. […]

2018 – Australian and New Zealand Legal Profession Outlook

By Sam Coupland

One of the benefits of writing an article at the end of the year is the opportunity to […]

Lateral Hires and the “Slam Dunk” Myth

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

This is an edited extract from the second (and much expanded) edition of Ark’s best-selling report Tackling Partner […]

Getting the job done: Some practical examples

By Sean Larkan

A year ago, I published an EIC article titled ‘Forget systems and structures – getting the job done […]

Gerry Riskin’s Immutable Laws of Law Firm Success

By Gerry Riskin

When Edge International was formed, I was optimistic that by this century, we could all make the following […]

Secure Email for Law Firms during Cyber Attacks

By Gerry Riskin

At the time of writing this, I have just survived a Category 5 hurricane that directly hit the […]

Leaders Need Followers: Tips for Team Performance

By Sam Coupland

When it comes to maximising the performance of a firm, much of the focus is placed on leadership. […]

Strategy on the Back of an Envelope

By Neil Oakes

I’ve just participated in a two-week charity fundraising event, driving 40-year-old cars 5000 kilometres through the Australian outback […]

Lawyer-to-Partner Gearing or Leverage. Yes or No?

By Sean Larkan

The concept of lawyer-to-partner gearing or leverage – the number of lawyers a firm employs for every partner – continues […]

The Importance of Deciding to Do It

By Sam Coupland

Two consulting engagements in the past couple of months illustrate why some firms fly and some firms flounder, […]